Critical Feed Use - Managed Haying
Conservation Reserve Program (2008)
Wisconsin Job Sheet 148
Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)
CRP Owner: _______________________________
Haying Producer: ___________________________
This plan is for CRP-1 No.: ___________________
Farm Number: _____________________________
Tract Number: _____________________________
Field Number(s): ____________________________
Total Acreage: _____________________________
Total to be Hayed: __________________________
To provide for haying on eligible Conservation
Reserve Program (CRP) fields in 2008 only. CRP
participants may use their CRP acreage for critical
feed use or may lease the privilege to any other
ELIGIBLE CRP PRACTICES
CP1: Establishment of Permanent Introduced
Grasses and Legumes
CP2: Establishment of Permanent Native Grasses
CP4B: Permanent Wildlife Habitat – Corridors
CP4D: Permanent Wildlife Habitat
CP10: Vegetative Cover – Grass – Already
9 Participants must request a voluntary
modification to their CRP contract from the
Farm Service Agency (FSA) prior to
9 Participants will follow the requirements of
the modification to their conservation plan
and this job sheet to allow haying. The
modification is only applicable for 2008.
9 Complete all hay harvesting and remove all hay
from CRP acreage before September 30, 2008.
9 Limit haying of CRP acreage to (1) one cutting.
9 Cannot hay and graze the same acreage.
9 Do not harvest more than 50 percent of the
acreage of each field.
9 Cannot hay the acreage prior to August 2.
9 Managed haying cannot occur on the same
field for three subsequent years.
Haying will not be permitted:
• on any CRP cover not listed above as eligible for
Critical Feed Use.
• on any CRP cover within 120 feet of any stream
or other permanent water body.
If the cover fails as a result of haying, the CRP
owner must re-establish the CRP cover at their